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Using Fun and Games to Fight Corruption

Corruption in Ukraine is one of the country’s most widespread challenges affecting almost every facet of society, from health care, to transportation to education. In 2017, USAID selected MSI to implement its Support to Anti-Corruption Champion Institutions (SACCI) Project to support the government in targeted interventions across local and national levels. SACCI recently participated in […]

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MSI Leading Critical Thinking on Scaling Up for Development

MSI is at the forefront of the conversation on helping to scale up successful development approaches, which could help to provide health care and education, for instance, on a wider scale across the globe.  Larry Cooley, President Emeritus of MSI, and Jonathan Papoulidis, Executive Advisor on Fragile States at World Vision, coauthored an article on […]

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Advancing Youth Economic Livelihoods in Lebanon

The Syrian refugee influx has exacerbated the lack of resources, adding pressure to already-strained municipalities. Lebanon’s North and Beqaa regions host some of the country’s most economically vulnerable communities. Within this tense and often challenging environment, MSI’s Lebanon Community Resilience Initiative (LCRI), funded by USAID’s Office of Transition Initiatives, strategically partnered with local actors in […]

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Helping Partners in Lebanon Combat Environmental Challenges

Lebanon is a country rich in biodiversity. Its complex eco-system has spawned a growing awareness of the value and importance of environmental preservation. The spillover from the civil war in Syria, however, has had a profound impact, and has resulted in the over-use and degradation of its natural resources. The resulting buildup of frustration and […]

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Explore Anti-Corruption Day 2017 in Indonesia with an Interactive Graphic

In Indonesia, International Anti-Corruption Day has historically provided the opportunity to engage with citizens about the subject of corruption, and government accountability and transparency. Building off MSI’s prior work in Indonesia, MSI’s latest USAID-funded project, known as CEGAH (meaning prevent in Bahasa), has provided crucial support to the government, since May of 2016, to combat […]

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